Old Evergreen Highway takes first step toward trail vision

Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council directed $925,000 in federal funding to engineer and build a mile or more of trail west from the intersection of Old Evergreen Highway & Ellsworth Road.


Read the complete article here:


http://www.columbian.com/news/2010/jul/15/old-evergreen-highway-takes-first-step-toward-trai/


Evergreen Highway Trail remaining areas


Wintler Park to 177th

• At this time,177th to 192nd may be difficult to

complete

• The City, Berger ABAM and Group McKenzie have bid on design and permitting costs


A rough timeline for the remaining Trail timeframe

• Design and permitting fee proposals reviewed and to be narrowed down by July 31, 2012

• Fundraising for design and permitting fees – five and a half months – January 15, 2013

• Design phase with funding – approximately nine months – October 13, 2015 (environmental

issues could cause some delay here)

• Funding process begins (possible LID) June 1,2013

• Funding process complete (possible LID) May 31, 2014 (one year could be aggressive)

• City to bid contractors – completed by August 31, 2014

• Construction of start of trail – September 1 2014

• Trail complete – March 31, 2015

• Contingency period – nine months – Overall trail complete by the end of 2015 (hopefully,

worse case) Update



 

Old Evergreen Highway Trail Coalition

http://oldevergreenhighwaytrail.com/